World Bulletin/News Desk
United States Department of Defense confirmed that US Navy has assets in the Mediterranean Sea ready to support any decision by US President Barrack Obama on Syria.
Upon the chemical weapons attack on August 21 by the Syrian regime forces on civilian people in Syria, there have been news on world media saying that the US, trying to reach a decision on Syria after the recent chemical attack, is reinforcing and expanding its military assets in the Mediterranean Sea.
Answering AA correspondent on the accuracy of the news, Pentagon Spokesman Bill Speaks said "I can confirm that the US Navy has assets in the region prepared to support any decision by the president."
The US has now four cruise-missile armed warships in the Mediterranean Sea.
Instructing to the US intelligence services to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria, President Obama is continuing his consultation talks with the international community to make up his mind on a solution for the Syrian civil war while waiting for the answer of the US intelligence.
Noor Hassan – a 21-year-old from Nablus – died and two others were injured when an Israeli bus rammed into them, an eyewitness said.
NBA superstars Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash: 'System kills young black men under the mask of law.'
The move came following remarks made by Nevo in which he reportedly said that the Jordanian parliament had only cared about marginal issues.
An air strike hit the last functioning commercial airport in Libya's capital Tripoli for a second day running on Tuesday, residents said, as a power struggle in the oil-rich nation intensified.
Around 2,500 women still detained or missing, the Syrian Network for Human Rights says.
Around 80 protesters arrested for assaulting police, illegal assembly, disobeying injunction, and obstructing police work.
Greek-Cypriot and Turkish Republic of NorthernCyprus should be allowed to develop their relationship, says British former Foreign Secretary
Nusra Front, which is fighting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, killed and captured a number of Lebanese soldiers – including Shiite troops – in Lebanon's border town of Arsal
Streets of Sarajevo decorated with flags as people celebrate in Bosnian capital
Kenyan police used teargas to disperse demonstrators shouting "President, Stop the killings!" outside President Uhuru Kenyatta's offices
Turkey should impose sanctions on Russia and follow the example of European countries, Crimean Tatar leader and member of Ukraine’s parliament has said.
Critics call it discriminatory and anti-democratic, as legislation widens cracks in Israel's governing coalition
ISIL fighters were present in four of Baiji's 12 neighbourhoods, as well as areas on the perimeter of the sprawling refinery complex
A senior Russian official said Ukraine's president's referendum plans on NATO membership would increase regional tensions.
The Palestinian ambassador to Cairo met with protesters and said contacts were underway with Egyptian authorities to solve the problem
At least 270 Palestinian women were killed during this summer's devastating Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian government figures.